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What Are True Leaves on Microgreens

Two frequently asked questions by people starting to grow microgreens are: “What are cotyledons?”, and “What are true leaves on microgreens?” Microgreen seed vendors and writers often forget to explain microgreen terminology before using uncommon words or phrases. We say things like “Harvest during the cotyledon stage” or “Wait until the first true leaves form before […]

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What Are Cotyledons?

The word cotyledon is often brought up when discussing microgreens and is usually followed by the question “What are cotyledons? Cotyledons are in essence microgreens. That being said, for many microgreens, you do wait until the first true leaves form before harvesting them; but still, the cotyledons are a large part of the harvestable microgreen.The green […]

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